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Builder’s sand best for badgers… and Hybrid Wheat

Well worked badger sets expose sharp building sand on Builderland farmed by Stephen and Adam Norris near Clare on the Suffolk/Essex border; less than ideal for growing quality winter wheat. It may, on the other hand, be a suitable proving … Continue reading

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Hybrid Wheat makes UK ‘top five’ on ‘blow away sand’

Last season British record holder Tim Lamyman achieved yields of almost 13t/Ha growing Hystar hybrid wheat on Tumby sands near Horncastle in Lincolnshire; an area better known for its sand quarries than its wheat growing potential. Representing an increase of … Continue reading

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Hybrid Wheat proves a consistent performer

Consistency, irrespective of the vagaries of the weather or challenging soil types, is one of the main benefits of growing hybrid wheat. Across the Anglian region three-year averages – including this year’s harvest – are now available for Hystar and … Continue reading

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Hybrid Wheat competition winner

Essex arable farming business I J Macauley and Sons is the winner of CROPCO’s Hybrid Wheat competition, held at the Lamma show in January. Sufficient Hybrid Wheat seed will be supplied for 5 ha, available for autumn sowing this year. … Continue reading

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New spray store spill kit

SPILL KIT AIDS SPRAY STORE SAFETY Independent agricultural merchants CROPCO have introduced a Spray Store Spill Kit, developed specifically for on-farm stores. The kit comprises everything needed to deal safely with spills and leaks. It is contained within a 100 … Continue reading

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Open Day shows Hybrid Wheat advantages

Will Hybrid Wheat outperform conventional varieties for yield and quality this season, as demonstrated in UK trials last year? This was the obvious question on the minds of visitors to the Hybrid Wheat Open Day at breeder Saaten Union’s Rosalie … Continue reading

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Hybrid Wheat Winner

Aberdeenshire farmer Douglas Gammie is the winner of CROPCO’s Hybrid Wheat competition, launched at the Lamma show in January. Mr Gammie wins sufficient Hybrid Wheat seed for 5 ha, available for autumn sowing this year. John Poulton of CROPCO said: … Continue reading

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Hybrid wheat trials in the UK

NEWS RELEASE Issued 5/7/2012     Trials open day reveals value of hybrid wheat   Hybrid Wheat’s popularity continues to grow on the Continent, while in the UK new varieties are being selected on the basis of performance under UK … Continue reading

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Hystar Press Release May 2011

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